Development & Planning
Orange - 2013
RRRC Living Towns- Gordonsville
Destination Gordonsville: Marketing Small-Town Virginia
July 12, 2006
Gordonsville Town Hall
8:30am to 3:30pm
Attendance at the Fifth Annual RRRC Living
Towns Planning Workshop, held in the beautiful Town of Gordonsville,
was once again standing-room-only, with three informative panel discussions,
walking tours of the town, and a reception at the Historic Gordonsville
Exchange Hotel and Civil War Museum.
A hearty thanks to members of the Gordonsville Living Towns Steering Committee,
sponsors, and, indeed, all who helped to make the workshop one of the
biggest and best ever, not to mention this year's moderators and speakers
for their outstanding presentations.
of Gordonsville Living Towns Brochure
Presentation materials are available for selected panelists below. All files are in .pdf format.
Moderator: Jay Harrison,
Executive Director, Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc.
Ron Higgins, Planning Manager, City of Charlottesville
Ed Volway, President, Stuart Business Association & Owner,
Old Dominion Toy Shoppe
Carl Espy, Town Manager, Town of Halifax, VA (presentation)
Moderator: Joe Ward, Orange
County Director of Tourism
Jerry Schiro, Town Manager, Town of Luray; Pat O'Brien,
Director, Town of Luray Parks & Recreation; Catherine Stewart,
Executive Director, Luray Downtown Initiative (presentation)
Steve Galyean, Tourism Development Director, VA Tourism Corporation
David Myers, Assoc. for Govt. Relations, Civil War Preservation
Moderator: Debbie Kendall,
Planning Director, Orange County
Chris Mothersead, Planning Director, Town of Warrenton
Terry Knouse, Section Manager, VDOT Design & Special Projects;
Walter Pribble, Senior Transportation Planner, VDOT Transportation
& Mobility Planning (presentation)
Cate Magennis Wyatt, President, Journey Through Hallowed Ground
Vaughn Rinner, Principal, Landmark Design Group (presentation)
Gordonsville Town Hall served as the location for workshop panels
and presentations at the 2006 Living Towns Workshop. (Courtesy of
Orange County Review)
was provided by the Gordonsville United Methodist Church Women.
Executive Director Jeff Walker speaks with Living Towns Workshop participants.
(Courtesy of Ray Root)
participants listen to a discussion of Shared Parking given by Town
of Warrenton Planning Director Chris Mothershead.
Bob Coiner leads workshop participants through the town of Gordonsville.
The picture to the left looks south along Main Street toward downtown
guides provided stories and local knowledge to workshop participants
past the Gordonsville Presbyterian Church along Main Street in Gordonsville.
Yeatts, President of Historic Gordonsville, Inc., welcomes participants
to a reception at the Historic Gordonsville Exchange Hotel and Civil
Town of Gordonsville
Virginia Department of Transportation
Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission